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Bowden's is the go-to independent groom hire company for Scotland since 1916. Ensuring you look and feel your best for your wedding day, Bowden's are qualified specialists in Highlandwear, formalwear and evening wear, be it to hire or purchase. Having worked with generations of grooms over the years, they possess the creative expertise needed to advise you so that you look your very best.

Designs offered

Being such a storied and experienced company, they possess a diverse collection of menswear suited to fit your tastes and wedding theme. Selling everything from kilts to tuxedos, they are guaranteed to make you feel confident and handsome from the inside out.

How they work

In addition to their amazing inventory, their talented, professional team can help advise you on how to look chic and classy on the big day. They will assist you with their friendly and experienced service, thriving on helping you create a hassle-free and stylish wedding day.

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Sale of suits
Rental of suits
Design and manufacture of suits
Sale of groom accessories
Sale of suits for father of the bride/groom
Advice service for style and image
Design and manufacture of suits for father of bride/groom
Hire of groom accessories

What is the style of your suits?

Full length
Medium length
Morning coat

How far in advance should I contact you?

2-4 weeks notice or more is preferable, but we can accomodate last minute hires

Do you have an outlet section?


Do I need to make an appointment?


What kind of groom items do you offer?

Bow ties
Other (Highland wear, morning wear and evening wear. Full outfits and accessories. Available to hire or purchase)

Operating hours:

Monday - 9.00 - 17.30. Tuesday - 10.00 - 17.30. Wednesday - Closed. Thursday - 9.00 - 18.00. Friday - 9.00 - 17.30. Saturday - 9.00 - 17.00. Sunday 0 11.00 - 16.00

What are the forms of payment?

Cash and all major credit and debit cards, including AMEX
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Do you have any questions?

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34-41 Easter Road EH7 5PL Edinburgh (Lothian & Borders)

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